Further avalanches on a popular trekking route in Nepal have forced rescuers to halt their search for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides who were believed to have been swept away by a snowslide.
Irish Independent. Sun, 19 Jan 2020 08:54:21 +0000.
Khagendra Thapa Magar, 27, died today from pneumonia at a hospital in Nepal. Measuring 2ft 2.41ins, he was verified by Guinness World Records as the shortest man who could walk.
Daily Mail. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 19:27:21 +0000.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a ban on drones that was imposed after the Easter Sunday attacks that left 263 people dead in the Indian Ocean island nation. ...
Bharatha Mallawarachi. Washington Times. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:55:56 -0500.
A unique take on the Women's March, from the perspective of South Asian women and comedy. As well as a female, Indian doctor's take on the health effects of harassment and trauma.
By Lipi Roy, Md, Mph, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:28:58 +0000.
Oyo's founder Ritesh Agarwal on Monday sent an internal note to all its India employees confirming rumors that surfaced recently that the budget hotel chain was laying off staff. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:12:47 +0200.
NOIDA, India and DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2020 -- EbixCash, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services, together with MoneyGram International, Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:30:00 +0000.
TONGI, Bangladesh (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Muslims raised their hands and prayed for the welfare of the world as they joined a final prayer Sunday in wrapping up a three-day Islamic congregation near Bangladesh's capital. ...
Associated Press. Washington Times. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 03:44:52 -0500.
Ongoing protests in India against a new citizenship law that critics say targets Muslims, are drawing many women and girls in a rare sign of public anger against the government.
CBC News. Mon, 6 Jan 2020 23:11:39 EST.
The richest man in Asia may soon become even wealthier: The energy industry tycoon is reportedly launching a new e-commerce service in India to compete with Amazon.
ABC News. Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:54:09 -0500.
India commits to another mission to the lunar south pole, months after Chandrayaan-2 crash-landed on the moon's surface.
Jackson Ryan. CNET. Thu, 02 Jan 2020 00:37:30 +0000.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.